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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner (arr. Timothy Higgins)

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General Info

Year: 1848-1874 / 2022
Duration: c. 60:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Timothy Higgins
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


1. Das Rheingold
2. Die Walküre
3. Siegfried
4. Götterdämmerung


Full Score
Full Score
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Bass Trumpet
Horn in F I-VIII
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Tuba I-II
Harps (2)

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The arrangement of music from Wagner's Ring Cycle is intended to forma large-scale symphony for a brass and percussion ensemble. The tone of each opera serves the symphonic format quite well, especially the slow and reflective mood of Die Walküre and the scherzo-like Siegfried. All of the music selected from Wagner's operas is place din chronological order and retains its original key.

As a musician who has never performed a Ring Cycle in his career, undertaking this arrangement is the closest I can get to performing some of the best music written for opera.

- Program Note by Timothy Higgins


None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • National Brass Ensemble (San Francisco, Calif.) (Eun Sun Kim, conductor) - 20 June 2022 *Premiere Performance*

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